The Wikicollecting.org top 10 strangest items of Elvis Presley memorabilia To commemorate the 34th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, Wikicollecting.org has compiled a list of the ten strangest items of Elvis memorabilia.
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A medical swab used on Elvis was sold by Julien’s Auctions for $468.75 in 2010.
The swab was taken at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis on December 20 1967 and was obtained by a medical technician at the hospital.
9) Signed cast - $1,700
A cast signed by the King of Rock and Roll is being offered for sale by Elvisowned.com, a company specialising in the sale of items once owned by Presley.
The cast belonged to fan Diana Henry who saw Elvis in concert in the Las Vegas Hilton in 1975. According to the website Elvis stopped his show and went into the crowd to sign Diana’s cast. She begged him to sign it a second time and he did.
One of the signatures is slightly smudged in part, as, according to the site, a drop of Elvis’ sweat hit the cast as he was signing it.
8) Horse blanket - $1,800
Another item available from ElvisOwned.com is a red horse blanket used by Elvis for his horse Rising Sun. It was also used by Priscilla Presley and the website claims that hairs from the horses are still visible on the blanket.
The blanket comes from a lady called Rhonda who was good friends with Elvis’ cousin Harold Lloyd. It was Lloyd who gave the blanket to her.
7) TV remote - $1,800
Elvis’ TV remote is being offered for sale by ElvisOwned.com for $1,800.
The large remote, for an RCA 2000 television set, was owned by Greg Page, who owned the television after Elvis.
6) Strand of hair - £1,055
A single strand of Elvis’ hair was sold for £1055 at a Henry Aldridge & Son auction in 2009.
The hair came from Homer Gill Gilleland, Elvis’ personal hairdresser.
Strands of Elvis’ hair can be purchased from celebrity hair store, A Small Piece of History, for around £50.
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